TRANSFERmations: Your First Fall at UMass
After Labor Day your transition to UMass continues and we'll be offering programs to help you make it a success. Take a look at the schedule below and be sure to check out as many events as possible!
Get Your Grade Up: Library Tools for Doing Well at UMass and Beyond
The libraries and databases at UMass Amherst may be bigger and more varied than any you have used before. This session will help you relax and get you off to a smooth start with the most important tools. Learn how to maximize your information literacy skills for the coming year and into the future. We’ll draw from things we’ve heard previous students wish they had learned early on!
September 24 from 3:30 - 5pm Calipari Room, WEB DuBois Library main level
September 25 from 7:00 - 8:00pm Calipari Room, WEB DuBois Library main level
Your Advising To Do List
Learn how to make the most of the advising services at UMass Amherst in preparation for the spring course registration rush! Learn about the steps you can take on your own before you see your advisor.
October 8 from 7:00 - 8:00pm in McNamara Hall
October 9 from 4:00 - 5:00pm in the Student Union Room 314
Maximizing Campus Resources
One of the best parts of UMass is that there's an office for just about anything you need. Sometimes having that many choices makes it hard to know where to start. Come learn about the resources and staff available to help you make the most of your UMass experience.
October 22 from 7:00 - 8:00pm in McNamara Hall
Transfer Town Hall Meeting
Join us for a town hall meeting on our transfer programs. Let us know you think was helpful, share ideas for next time, and find out how you can get involved in helping future transfer students
October 29 from 7:00 - 8:00pm in McNamara Hall
October 30 from 4:00 - 5:00pm in the Student Union Room 314
Common Read Events for Transfers
Unity in the Community - Wednesday, September 11 6-8pm
A residence hall event about sustainable living. Meet other students in McNamara and find out how you can apply the principles of No Impact Man to life on campus.
Faculty Chat - Tuesday, September 24 6-8pm
Join UMass faculty and members of your residential community for a lively discussion of this year's Common Read, No Impact Man.
All Other Transfers
Common Read Discussion - Wednesday, September 18 4-5pm
Campus Center Room 165
Join UMass staff and fellow transfers for a lively discussion of this year's Common Read, No Impact Man.